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Chiesa San Salvatore al Monte

Scalinata del Monte alle Croci, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 200 1229
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One of Michelangelo's Favorites!

Just down from the Basilica and the cemetery is the nearby Chiesa San Salvatore al Monte... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
the charming little drug store

right next to this church is a charming little drug store which has these ancient medicines... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
wizard280
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Hyderabad, India
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31 Oct 2017
“the charming little drug store”
30 Oct 2017
“cemetery is pretty”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Scalinata del Monte alle Croci, 50125, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 200 1229
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just down from the Basilica and the cemetery is the nearby Chiesa San Salvatore al Monte, maintained by the Tuscan province of Friars Minor (a branch of the Franciscans). This is a very simple church that is missed by most tourists and should not be....More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

right next to this church is a charming little drug store which has these ancient medicines. probably thats what they used to use earlier. its interesting to see how civilisations have evolved form these kind of natural drugs to more scientific based knowledge. but going...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Chiesa San Salvatore al Monte is a hidden gem. I passed the church on my way to visit the Basilica San Miniato al Monte. I went inside and I was surprised by its simplicity and beauty. It seems to be a quiet church that not...More

Thank Maria B
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

You unexpectantly walk into this church which is almost at the highest point around.. its even further up that piazzelo michelangelo. a long walk up the mountain greets you with this beautiful church . walk around it and you can visit the cememtery which is...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

A Franciscan church that was built between 1499-1504. At first glance the plain exterior, the simple Renaissance style plaster facade, is quite nice. Inside is very sober, but interesting to take in. After the buzz of Piazza Michelangelo this was a very quiet church with...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Don't miss a stop at this church when you go to Pizzale Michelangelo! It is just a little further up the hill and the views are better. If you get to the church at the right time you may get a chance to hear the...More

1  Thank Crystal S
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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Up on the mountain, located between trees, birds singing, less tourists.. That does the trick. Nearby church San Minalto I found much more impressive so walk on just a couple of minutes!

Thank Marjolein C
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